Kristen Marie Harrell and Andrew Leon Boor were united in marriage at 1 p.m. Aug. 6, 2022, in the Immaculate Conception Cathedral. Officiant of the nuptial mass ceremony was the Rev. Rommel Tolentino.

The bride is a graduate of Sam Houston High School, Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge, and McNeese State University. Kristen was employed with Calcasieu Parish School Board for 15 ½ years as a teacher and now teaches at Kincaid School in Houston, Texas.

The groom is a graduate of Abilene High School in Abilene, Kan. and Kansas State University. Andrew is a sales consultant for DTN in Houston, Texas.

Kristen is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank (Mary) Harrell of Lake Charles, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon (Mary Jo) Boor or Abilene, Kan.

The bride is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Cheadle of Coldspring, Texas and the late Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Harrell of Baton Rouge. The groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hillary Boor of Hoxie, Kan. and the late Mr. and Mrs. George Huston of Abilene, Kan.

Matron of Honor was Mrs. Christina Riquelmy, and bridesmaids were Mrs. Lauren Harrell, Dr. Lori Harrell, Miss Paige Harrell, Mrs. Virginia-Kate Jessen, and Mrs. Kristina Webster.

Flower girls were Emma Harrell and Autumn Harrell. Ring bearers were Matthew Harrell, Louis Harrell, and David Harrell.

Best Man was Mr. Brian Boor and groomsmen were Mr. Maurice Sims, Mr. Alan Eixman, Mr. Randy Nguyen, Mr. Chad Nichols, and Mr. Cory Mitchell.

Readers of the word were Colonel John Harrell and Mrs. Karlynne Wintels.

Altar Server was Mr. Drew Harrell and ushers were Dr. Brian Harrell, Dr. Robert Wright, and Mr. Jake Boor.

After a honeymoon in Colorado Springs, Colo., the newlyweds will reside in Houston, Texas.